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Mayer Brown JSM

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China: Banking and finance

Within Foreign firms, tier 4

Mayer Brown JSM’s 2013 highlights included advising China Development Bank on its $1.1bn financing of the purchase of 30 ships by China Ship Fund. Hong Kong based Richard Stock has notable aviation finance experience.

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China: Corporate and M&A

Within Foreign firms, Mayer Brown JSM is a third tier firm,

Mayer Brown JSM fields a strong, five-partner team in Beijing, and recruited Betty Tam from the Shanghai office of Herbert Smith Freehills LLP to bolster its strength in that city. The firm displayed its cross-border energy credentials through its advice to Hanergy on its acquisition of Arizona-based Global Solar Energy. Xiang Yang Ge, Ian Lewis and Henry Wang are also recommended.

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China: Intellectual property

Within Foreign firms Other recommended firms

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China: Real estate

Within Foreign firms, Mayer Brown JSM is a first tier firm,

Mayer Brown JSM’s reputation in the space was further bolstered with the recruitment of Ricky Yiu from Baker & McKenzie to its Hong Kong office. Shanghai-based Andy Yeo is the key mainland contact; his recent mandates include advising a global bank on the purchase of its head office in Beijing’s central business district. In Hong Kong other key contacts include REIT specialist Phil Smith and senior consultant Billy Ho, who advised the trustees of Spring REIT on its private equity backed HKSE IPO.

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